M. Jane Hunt, 77, of East Peoria, passed away at 2:46 pm Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
She was born Jan. 23, 1942 in Bloomington, IL to Andrew Oswald and Marjorie Marie Schramm Haas. She married Robert L. “Bob” Hunt in Washington, IL on June 19, 1965. He survives.
Also surviving are two children, Rob Hunt of Selma, NC and Becky (Wes) Sperry of Washington; five grandchildren, Anthony (Emily) Newman-Hunt, Jon-Wesley Sperry, Ethan (Autumn) Sperry, Randy Sperry, Seth Sperry; one great-grandson, Jesse Sperry; three sisters, Marianne Maxheimer, Pat Weeks, Joanna (Bill) Roper all of Washington; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Tom Haas.
Marjorie attended Bradley University; in Peoria, IL; receiving a Bachelor’s in Science for Secondary Education English and George Washington University; in Washington, DC; receiving a Masters in English Education. She retired from teaching high school and continued on to GAO as a writer/editor.
She was a member of St. Patrick Church in Washington. She was involved with numerus charity groups and organizations. Her hobbies are far too vast to list; but, needless to say she lived every day to its fullest. Most of her time was spent in the company of family and friends always offering advice or a helping hand. There was never a water fountain that she didn’t like.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 pm Wednesday, Sept. 25th at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. Funeral Mass will be at 11am Thursday, Sept. 26th at St. Patrick Church with Fr. John Steffen officiating. Private burial will be at Glendale Cemetery in Washington. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Mt. Carmel Monastery at 5678 Mount Carmel Rd., La Plata, MD 20646.